Subject: None
To: Michael L. Hitch <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: amiga
Date: 10/23/1994 20:00:03
> On Oct 19,  9:31pm, "Chris G. Demetriou" wrote:
> > strange as this may seem, one of the best ways to _reduce_ (i.e. not
> > eliminate) silo overflows is to disable logging of them.
> > 
> > If you get a silo overflow, and log it via syslog and/or kernel
> > printf(), a large amount of code will be run at spltty(), blocking
> > more serial interrupts, and likely causing more silo overflows!
>   I don't think this will help the Amiga silo overflows very much.  The
> serial port interrupts at level 5, but spltty() runs at level 4.

yup, you're quite right; my suggestion won't help (much, if at all)...
I'd forgotten that the amiga port did a two-level thang...